Sr. Network Engineer

Posted 31 October 2022
Location Oklahoma City, United States of America
Job type Full Time

Job Description

Sr. Network Engineer

Location:  Oklahoma City, OK


Designs and maintains core campus and datacenter network infrastructure; including hardware/software maintenance and licensing. Assist in the design and implementation of future network projects and upgrades. Ensure accurate documentation of network configuration and topology. Assist junior team members in troubleshooting of advanced network problems. Mentor other networking staff to grow team technically and professionally.

Network Maintenance:

  • Establishes networking environment by implementing system configuration, directing system installation and adhering to system standards.

  • Expert knowledge of troubleshooting network performance issues.

  • Knowledge of Networking best practices and industry standards.

  • Knowledge of cutting-edge industry trends and roadmaps for supplier equipment.

  • A talent for network automation and the ability to make decisions on what can be safely automated.

  • Assists in defining network policies and procedures.

  • Maximizes network performance by performing network monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting network problems; escalating problems to vendor.

  • Secures network by developing network access, monitoring, control, and evaluation; maintaining documentation.

  • Manages and configures Core Network Disaster Recovery including procedural documentation.

  • DHCP design, configuration and maintenance.

  • Prepares users by designing and conducting training programs; providing references and support.

  • Upgrades network by conferring with vendors; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements.

  • Meets financial requirements by submitting information for budgets; monitoring expenses.

  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.

  • Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.

  • Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

  • Identify opportunities and recommend solutions for improving service efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Acts as the subject matter expert to senior management for recommending new industry/technical solutions.

  • Build, support and maintain support documents, standard operating procedures and policies related to the network, security systems, server and storage infrastructure and best practices.

  • Participate in disaster recovery planning, development and exorcises.


  • Documents specific duties, activities, problems solved and issues resolved

  • Leads the team in the documentation of the network, applications and resources on the network

  • Performs training.


  • Attends meetings and serves on committees, as requested

  • Regular attendance as required

  • Ability to follow through with tasks, projects and troubleshooting with minor supervision

  • Willingness to assist coworkers with improving their skills and abilities

  • Strong technical aptitude, people skills and a desire to learn and implement industry best practices

  • Performs additional duties and assignments as requested

  • Provides direction and support regarding the network impact of business initiatives

  • Assists business units in solving problems via network technologies

  • Provides business units recommendations to optimize development from a networking perspective


  • High School graduate required.

  • Bachelor Degree Required.


  • 9+ years of network administration.


  • Cisco CCDA strongly preferred.

  • Cisco CCIE: R&S preferred.

Knowledge of:


  • Network Performance Tuning – SNMP, NetFlow, IP SLA

  • Cisco IOS and NXOS

  • Cisco Datacenter Technology – vPC, FEX, UCS

  • Cisco Routed Campus – L3 Access configuration/maintenance

  • Cisco Switches – Catalyst 9500/9300, Nexus 7K/9K/5K

  • F5 LTM Configuration/Administration

  • F5 LTM VS, Node, Pools, iRules

  • F5 HA Configuration

  • F5 App Delivery

  • F5 Logging

  • F5 Big-IQ

  • Global Load Balancing

  • Emerging technology trends

  • DHCP setup, configuration and maintenance.

  • Network Automation

  • Network Backup and Archive procedures

  • Creating and modifying External DNS Records

  • Software Defined Networking

  • NAC and 802.1x

  • VMware NSX

  • Cisco ACI

  • Python Scripting

  • Cisco Stealthwatch

  • Creating ACLs and dACL’s

  • Implementing and maintain disaster recovery solutions

  • SDWAN Technologies


  • Evaluate critical systems, prioritize workflow and determine solutions

  • Ability to design and implement network configurations with minor supervision

  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills

  • Wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

  • Familiar with a variety of Network concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Interpret and apply laws, regulations and policies

  • Provide technical assistance for computer problems

  • Read and understand technical manuals

  • Work for extended time at keyboard/terminal

  • Maintain effective working relationships with supervisor and coworkers

  • Work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings